Canada and World Full Headlines for October 30

Published on October 31, 2020 by

In tonight’s top story: the coronavirus is spreading in Manitoba and other parts of the country at an alarming rate, and new national modelling shows where the pandemic could be headed. Abigail Bimman has more on the big picture and what it could mean for the upcoming weeks and months, while Brittany Greenslade reports on Winnipeg’s move to code red in the province’s pandemic response plan.

In hospitals near the U.S. border, Canadian health care workers are among those treating American COVID-19 patients. Jeff Semple reports from Michigan, where he spoke to some of the workers.

With just four days until the U.S. presidential election, a record number of Americans have already cast their ballot. Jackson Proskow has more on what Democratic candidate Joe Biden and President Donald Trump are doing to motivate those who have not yet voted.

In the 2016 election, Trump lost Minnesota, but he’s hoping this time that his tough record on immigration might make the difference. Heather Yourex-West has the story from St. Cloud, Minn.

Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. acknowledges there’s a great deal at stake in the 2020 election, and Global’s Dawna Friesen spoke with her about how the last four years have tested the relationship between the neighbouring countries.

Plus, the poppy campaign is one of the best-known fundraisers in Canada, happening each year in the lead up to Remembrance Day. As Mike Le Couteur reports, the Royal Canadian Legion has also had to adapt amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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